Attendees of last year's Aberdeen Memorial Day ceremony stand during the National Anthem. Due to coronavirus safety precautions, Memorial Day observations in Aberdeen and Amory are canceled this year.

Memorial Day ceremonies held annually in Aberdeen and Amory have been cancelled out of COVID-19 safety precautions.

Amory’s observance is held at the Monroe County Veterans’ Memorial, and Aberdeen’s ceremony is held at Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Gov. Tate Reeves’ safer-at-home order is currently in effect until 8 a.m. on Memorial Day.

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